Danielle Abernethy

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Back to school with Wixie: Get to know your students with All About Me Trading Cards

Posted by Danielle Abernethy on Aug 11, 2016 10:34:30 AM

There is so much to cover in the 180 days of school, so it is helpful to kick off the first week back to school with projects that benefit students socially, help you as a teacher get to know your learners, and introduce students to the tools, likeWixie, available to them in the classroom.

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Back-to-school Wixie projects for kindergarten and first grade

Posted by Danielle Abernethy on Aug 9, 2016 2:31:56 PM

It is the time of year again when we begin gearing up for the new school year. For our youngest students, this may be their first opportunity to socialize outside their family and they may have anxieties over making new friends and learning new routines and rules.

Use the files in Wixie's Curriculum and Templates libraries to help these young learners become comfortable with the purpose and rules of school and build communication skills.

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Wixie ideas for November

Posted by Danielle Abernethy on Oct 26, 2015 10:16:12 AM

November has my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving, which is all about family and friends and good food, and not presents or candy. And if you’re lucky enough to live in an area where Mother Nature has a full color palette, the leaves still have their robust color. Here are several other holidays to celebrate and learn with Wixie during the month of November.

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Topics: common core, Wixie, writing

7 ideas for transforming your classroom with Wixie

Posted by Danielle Abernethy on Aug 31, 2015 2:58:00 PM

Wixie is a fabulous tool for students and teachers. Wixie's activities library makes it easy to connect student learning to standards and its authoring tools also make it perfect for sharing learning through more open-ended performance tasks. Here are some of my favorite ideas to help get you off on the right foot with Wixie this school year.

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